Videos & Webcasts
The members-only area of RestaurantOwner.com contains many exclusive videos and webinars on a variety of restaurant specific topics.
Our exclusive video series, Restaurants That Work, feature in depth profiles of highly successful independent restaurant operators throughout the U.S. In these programs owners describe how they got started and reveal many of the secrets to their success in the areas of concept development, menu offering, operating philosophy, marketing activities, staff management and development, customer service and more.
RestaurantOwner.com also regularly conducts live webinars and audio programs for our members an on a variety of timely topics. Our guests for these programs include successful independent operators who are willing to share their expertise as well as recognized restaurant experts like Bill Marvin, Jim Sullivan, Mel Kleiman, Kamron Karrington and Jim Laube.
WEBCAST: How to Attract, Hire & Retain More Good Employees
As a result of your responses, we've asked Mel Kleiman, one of the nation's leading authorities on the hiring and retention of frontline employees, to share some of the things his clients are doing to recruit, select, and retain the top hourly workers in their area.
WEBCAST: Social Media Basics
You know your restaurant should have more of a presence on social media but you've been too busy running your restaurant and now you don't know where to start or you've started but know you could be doing it better. If so, then this webcast is for you!
WEBCAST: Ordinary to Extraordinary: How to Transform Your Restaurant Into a World Class Business
This lively, fast paced webcast will show you how ordinary restaurant organizations have dramatically improved the way they do business and are now achieving stunning results. We'll examine some of the common foundational principles and practices followed by some of the most successful independent operations in the country and provide practical ways for you to implement some of these practices in your restaurant and organization.
WEBCAST: Introducing the Checklist Generator
The Checklist Generator is a web tool enabling restaurant operators to create and store checklists of all types in the RestaurantOwner.com cloud. Join us on this webcast to learn how the Checklist Generator can help you better manage your business.
WEBCAST: What Every Restaurant Owner & Manager Should Know About Prime Cost
Prime cost (food, beverage & labor) consumes in excess of 60% of sales in most restaurants. They are your largest and most volatile costs. Without good Prime Cost controls even high volume restaurants can have profitability problems. Learn how tracking your prime cost every week can significantly boost your profitability and how to do it easily and efficiently with our Prime Cost Worksheet.